Monarch Children and Family Services is a publicly and privately funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to support transitional youth ages 18-21 years old who have aged-out of the foster care system. MCFS is currently in the process of obtain a license to provide transitional housing to six young men who want stable housing enter to stabilize their life and purse their educational and vocational needs necessary to sustain blank blank blank.
MCFS Mission Statement
The mission of Monarch Children and Family Service to promote safety, stability and blank for youth transitioning into adulthood, who have experienced trauma, mental health challenges, neglect, violence, homeless, juvenile justice system and/or foster care. MCFS seeks to achieve through supporting programs such as housing, mental health service, case management and social service activities. Transitional Living Program supports and provides long-term residential services to homeless youth ages 18-22. Services are provided for up to 21 months.
The purpose of MCFS Transitional Living Program is to provide youth with stable, safe living accommodations, and services that help them develop the skills necessary to become independent. Living accommodations may include host-family homes, group homes, maternity group homes, or supervised apartments owned by the program or rented in the community.
Grant Award Process
The Transitional Living Program under the provisions of the reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-378). In FY 2014, 200 grantees received $43.65 million total. MCFS applies for the Transitional Living Program assistance through funding announcements on the Grants.gov Web site.